'LINDUM Colonia.' [City of Lincoln] by William Stukeley c.1722 / 1724
An interesting and attractive early 18th century plan of the City of Lincoln, Lincolnshire which was drawn by William Stukeley and published in his Itinerarium curiosum (London: 1724).
William Stukeley (7 November 1687 – 3 March 1765) was an English antiquarian, physician, and Anglican clergyman. A significant influence on the later development of archaeology, he pioneered the scholarly investigation of the prehistoric monuments of Stonehenge and Avebury in Wiltshire. He published over twenty books on archaeology and other subjects during his lifetime.
- This is an original copperplate engraving with later hand colour.
- Printed area is approximately 17.5cms by 27.5cms.
- The map is in very good condition with decent margins. Click on image for a better view.
- The item comes displayed in a ready to frame museum quality mount.
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- Guaranteed to be over 290 years old.